Alex Clermont

Ivy-Marie Washington

Project Associate, Youth and Transition Services

Ivy-Marie Washington is the Project Associate for Youth and Transition Services at the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA). Ivy-Marie brings a wide range of experience to APHSA, with most of her worked centered on support services to current and former foster youth and families. Her past work includes policy analysts regarding trends of foster care services in San Antonio, Texas. Additionally, Ivy-Marie brings experience in working on Capitol Hill advocating for legislative change regarding the Family First Prevention Services Act. As a foster care alumnus of the Texas foster care system, Ivy-Marie has a strong passion for assisting our most vulnerable populations.

As a current graduate student, studying for her Master of Education in Clinical and Mental Health, Ivy-Marie additionally holds a master’s degree in criminal justice and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a forensic science emphasis.